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Workforce Analytics Move Beyond HR
Commentary  |  5/14/2018
Workforce analytics have traditionally focused on HR's use of them when their value can actually have significant overall business impacts. Realizing this, more business leaders are demanding insights into workforce dynamics to unearth insights that weren't apparent before.
How C-Suite Leaders Can Best Implement AI
Commentary  |  5/14/2018
C-suite executives can't sit back and wait for the IT team to build out an enterprise strategy for artificial intelligence. Those execs have to get involved right from the start.
Can an MSP Help You Achieve Your Cybersecurity Goals?
Can an MSP Help You Achieve Your Cybersecurity Goals?
InformationWeek Sponsored Videos  |  5/11/2018
Winquest's John Leitch explains how MSPs can help companies successfully achieve their cybersecurity goals at the right price-point for the mid-market.
Are PDUs Your Best Platform for DCIM Instrumentation?
Are PDUs Your Best Platform for DCIM Instrumentation?
InformationWeek Sponsored Videos  |  5/11/2018
Data center managers are under pressure to support high-density virtualized workloads, fulfill increasingly stringent physical security/compliance requirements and more.
De-risking the Email Threat Vector
De-risking the Email Threat Vector
InformationWeek Sponsored Videos  |  5/11/2018
Spearphishing and other attacks make email an especially worrisome and time-consuming concern for infosec teams.
How Remote Workers Make Enterprises More Competitive
News  |  5/11/2018
Want to increase the number of job applicants for any job and be able to hire the best workers in the country? Add the term "remote welcome" to your job ad.
CIO, Meet the Chief Talent Officer
Commentary  |  5/10/2018
How technology and the new workforce are changing the enterprise dynamic.
Interop ITX Reflections: Expert Advice, Predictions, and More
Slideshows  |  5/10/2018
There was no shortage of expert advice and sage predictions as takeaways from last week's Interop ITX conference. Here are some examples.
Universal Docking for the BYOD Workplace
Universal Docking for the BYOD Workplace
InformationWeek Sponsored Videos  |  5/9/2018
DisplayLink has introduced universal USB docking that fulfills the demanding requirements of hot-desking and other emerging digital workplace models.
Nextivaís Next-gen Unified Communication Captures Customer Sentiment
Nextivaís Next-gen Unified Communication Captures Customer Sentiment
InformationWeek Sponsored Videos  |  5/9/2018
Nextiva Director of Engineering Cathryn Valladares explains to InformationWeek's Lenny Liebmann how companies can improve customer engagement and reduce costs by applying machine learning to interactions across all their touch-points.
Network Virtualization: Optimizing Agility, Performance, and Cost
Network Virtualization: Optimizing Agility, Performance, and Cost
InformationWeek Sponsored Videos  |  5/9/2018
According to Array Networks' Paul Andersen, network managers no longer need to choose between the high performance of dedicated appliances and the agility NFV offers to run network functions on commodity hardware.
The Case for Brand-Equivalent Optics in the Data Center
The Case for Brand-Equivalent Optics in the Data Center
InformationWeek Sponsored Videos  |  5/9/2018
InterOptic's Robert Coenen explains why the rules for optics procurement have changed dramatically -- and how IoT, 5G, and other technologies are driving increased implementation of optical connections.
When Digital Transformation Becomes Digital Disappointment
Commentary  |  5/9/2018
Inflated expectations often lead to disappointing results when companies launch ambitious digital transformation initiatives.
MIT Chaplain: Emerging Tech Leaders Care About Ethics
News  |  5/9/2018
The Computer Age fueled the ever-accelerating pace of innovation, but as the Digital Age matures, there are plenty of discussions about tech ethics, especially in light of AI. Emerging tech leaders are more likely to include ethics as an integral part of innovation, according to MIT's first humanist chaplain, Greg Epstein. Here's why.
How a New Tech Language Might Transform the Labor Market
Commentary  |  5/8/2018
Credential issuers are collaborating on a common credentialing language that aims to transform the way students, workers, education institutions, and employers describe and share credentialing information.
10 Leading Female CIOs
Slideshows  |  5/8/2018
While women are still underrepresented in IT, quite a few of the world's largest organizations have female CIOs.
Redefining the 'I' in CIO
News  |  5/7/2018
The 30-plus year old job title "CIO" is opening up a number of new possibilities when it comes to defining the role.
Conversational AIís Challenge: Understanding Human-Like Context
Commentary  |  5/7/2018
The ambiguities of the English language present hurdles for initiatives to utilize conversational AI in the corporate world.
Interop ITX: Experts Weigh in on Jobs, Skills of the Future
News  |  5/7/2018
What skills will be needed in your data and analytics job in 5 or 10 years? A panel of experts tackled that question at Interop ITX. Here's what they said.
IT is Great, Now itís Time to Pitch it That Way
News  |  5/4/2018
If you're in IT, stop saying you're stressed, you're busy, or you're tired. To attract new talent, IT professionals need to engage their communities and speak about the possibilities, not just the deterrents.
From iPhone to AWS: Keys to Tech Product Success
Commentary  |  5/4/2018
IT professionals who get involved in new product development can learn from experts speaking at a 2017 product summit.
The Future is About the Business, Not the Technology
News  |  5/3/2018
There has been plenty of change throughout the evolution of information technology. Now it's time for the corporate world to catch up and reshape how they do business and serve their customers.
Data, DevOps, and the Rest of the Business
News  |  5/3/2018
Data makes DevOps work, and DevOps offers a lesson in how the rest of the business can make the best use of data.
IT Pros Are More Equipped to Address Diversity Than You'd Think
News  |  5/3/2018
Diversity and inclusion require problem identification and problem-solving, two skills that IT professionals are actually really great at.
Data Prep Becomes an Enterprise Effort
News  |  5/3/2018
The days of data prep by Excel spreadsheet may very well be numbered as more organizations look to create or buy platforms to simplify the process for everyone. Charles Schwab Corp.'s users have cut their data prep time in half by using a new data prep capability in their data analytics and visualization platform.
The Transformation of Detroit's IT: From Win XP to EMail that Works
News  |  5/2/2018
Beth Niblock moved to Detroit as CIO to transform the crumbling, antiquated IT operation and infrastructure. Here's what her team has accomplished in 4 years with the limited resources available to a city in bankruptcy.
IT Needs to Break Its 'Logo Addiction'
News  |  5/2/2018
At Interop ITX, a Whole Food/Amazon IT infrastructure expert says enterprise IT must shift away from buying products to building its own solutions based on open source software.
Interop ITX: Machine Learning Newbies Need Realistic Goals
News  |  5/2/2018
When your organization gets set for its first run at machine learning, it needs two things -- a realistic vision of what it wants to accomplish and a census of the material or data it has.
At Interop ITX: Everyone Into the AI Pool
News  |  5/2/2018
AI and machine learning experts highlight how there is a place for many types of corporate and tech roles in an AI initiative.
Technology Tops List of Industry Talent Turnover Rates
News  |  5/2/2018
What do you get when you mix a highly demanded talent pool with a talent shortage? Turnover.
Bad Data: An Enterprise-level Threat
Commentary  |  5/2/2018
Being able to trust an autonomous system goes beyond ensuring that data is accurate; it also calls for understanding the origins of that data.
Follow the Action at Interop, Live on the InformationWeek News Desk
News  |  5/1/2018
Those who can't get to Interop in person can follow the activity live on the InformationWeek News Desk.
Giving the IoT the Power to Pay Attention on Our Behalf
Commentary  |  5/1/2018
Research by neuroscientists promises to make attentional mechanisms a core feature of artificial general intelligence, and thus help to make the IoT so much more than commonly thought.
They're Your Employees; Listen to Them
News  |  5/1/2018
Experts at Interop ITX detailed some creative ideas for solving the talent crunch, but in large part it boils down to understanding what employees need.
Showtime for Interop ITX 2018
News  |  4/30/2018
Stay tuned for InformationWeek's coverage of evolving technology concepts and IT leadership issues and opportunities throughout next week's Interop ITX conference.
AI and Careers: Predicting Where The Jobs Will Be
News  |  4/30/2018
Experts agree that artificial intelligence and automation will impact jobs -- eliminating many and creating some, too. Here's what a group of experts had to say during a Congressional hearing about just how AI will impact tomorrow's workforce.
Transparency Reshaping the Risk Management Landscape
Commentary  |  4/30/2018
New technologies give consumers and investors informed insights into a company's reputation.
How to Spin Up an AI Flywheel with Data
Commentary  |  4/30/2018
Gather as much data as you can about your customers, optimize metrics to address business questions, and build out your AI-based applications.
Moving Apps to the Cloud Is Painful; These Steps Can Make It Hurt Less
Commentary  |  4/27/2018
Migrating an application to the cloud involves much more than just selecting a cloud provider. It can be done, but think security, connectivity, and things like labor costs.
Has IT Gone Packaged Software Crazy?
News  |  4/26/2018
When it comes to software, why choose out-of-the-box plain vanilla when there's a rainbow of other flavors that you can choose from and swirl together?
Top IT Priority: Cloud. AI, Not So Much
News  |  4/26/2018
IT organizations are focused on the cloud right now with automation and big data analytics also ranking pretty high on their to-do lists. AI, machine learning, and blockchain are down very low on the list of priorities.
AI Challenge: Achieving Artificial Empathy
Commentary  |  4/25/2018
As AI is woven deeper into different types of software and business processes, the success of it, particularly from customer experience and personalization standpoints, depends on its ability to recognize emotion and act accordingly. Will machines be able to achieve artificial empathy? Have they already? Following are some of the challenges and opportunities.
How to Market IT Modernization to Your Business
Commentary  |  4/25/2018
While the rationale for modernizing IT is often apparent, sometimes the messaging and positioning on the part of the IT group is just as important.
The Resilient Leader
News  |  4/24/2018
What is it that enables some IT leaders to fly in the face of stress while others crumble? It's called resilience, and it's a skill, not a talent.
How Cloud Computing Is Impacting Disaster Recovery Planning
Commentary  |  4/24/2018
IT executives know that the cloud is changing everything, but they might forget that they have to update their disaster recovery plan accordingly.
GDPR: A Cost vs. Benefit Analysis
Commentary  |  4/23/2018
It's a mistake for companies to view compliance with GDPR as just a financial burden. There are real benefits to be had in understanding and protecting customer data.
Top Leadership Skills for the Enterprise and Beyond
News  |  4/23/2018
Looking to learn from other people's experience and mistakes to leapfrog ahead in your career? We asked top leadership experts for their wisdom. Here's what they said.
10 Things You Should Know About Deep Learning
Slideshows  |  4/23/2018
This type of machine learning is going to become increasingly important in analytics and enterprise applications.
AI: You Can't Test New Ideas with Old Data
News  |  4/20/2018
How can you apply machine learning and AI to predict the success of a new idea? Will that old data you have work? Here's a different approach.
Managing Online Extortion and Other Tricky Relationships
News  |  4/20/2018
Speakers at the RSA Conference this week shared some advice on how business leaders can deal with hackers who are trying to extort payments from an organization.
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